Criminology & Criminal Justice Internships

Create a Highly Marketable Criminology & Criminal Justice Résumé

At Champlain, you have the opportunity to learn by doing field work in a state, local or federal criminal justice agency to gain crucial experience and confidence in dealing with real-life situations.

The Criminology & Criminal Justice major is designed for hands-on learning. It will provide you with a great depth in the specific skills that will give you the most flexibility.

Recent Internship Locations for Criminology & Criminal Justice Majors:

How We Prepare You for Experiential Learning

We want you to be well prepared for your first internship, externship, or other fieldwork. After your first year of exploratory practical education, you'll be ready to work with your Career Advisor to take the next step.  

  • The Upside-Down Curriculum allows you to get extensive classroom learning and hands-on experience with industry professionals in your first year, which gives you the real-world skills and qualifications needed to begin taking an internship or externship as early as the summer before your sophomore year.
  • Champlain's Career Collaborative will help you develop your professional résumé and hone your interview skills. Early on in your studies, you'll be able to show employers what you know.
  • Your professors will become your reliable mentors, pointing out the strategic academic and co-curricular activities that will help you build your professional skill set and enhance your résumé.

Local and national employers turn to Champlain for college interns because they are better prepared to work in professional environments than the majority of their peers from other institutions. Many Champlain graduates receive full- and part-time job offers from the organizations where they first took their internships or externships.

Read more about Champlain graduates' Career Success.